Lauren Gilbert

Trade and Investment Commissioner, Shanghai

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Lauren Gilbert is Austrade’s Trade and Investment Commissioner, Shanghai. She currently leads the Technology, e-Commerce and Consumer Products team across Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong markets.

Lauren also oversees Austrade’s Shanghai Landing Pad, a program dedicated to Australian innovation scale-ups.

Lauren has extensive commercial experience having spent most of her career working in sales and business development roles for reputable technology companies, including IBM, LinkedIn and, as well as innovative e-commerce and SaaS start-ups.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of International Studies from University of Sydney. She is proficient in Mandarin Chinese after spending many years living, working, and studying in China. Lauren is also conversational in Danish.